• Shorts from the world of sports

    | Published on September 12, 2022 at 1:09pm CDT

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter •  Up and down season for the Twins — The Minnesota Twins have had an excellent season so far this year (until this past weekend), despite the fact that they keep playing different players all season, most of which I had never heard of before the start of the… Read More

  • “Athlete of the Week”

    | Published on September 12, 2022 at 1:08pm CDT

    Serena Mellgren (Swimming-diving) Serena Mellgren, a senior with the Minnewaska-Morris Gators swimming and diving team, is the second Minnewaska Area “Athlete of the Week” for the 2022-23 school year, selected by Sam Oellien, the head coach of the Gators’ swimming and diving team.  Serena is the daughter of Dr. Gustave and Janis Mellgren. She placed first… Read More

  • Andrew Shea, MAHS Class of 1998

    | Published on September 12, 2022 at 1:06pm CDT

    Andrew Shea, a member of the Minnewaska Area Class of 1998, is among the selections for the MAHS Hall of Fame.  Here is some information about him provided by the school. Andrew Shea, an accomplished multi-sport athlete, was one of the most physically-gifted athletes to compete at MAHS. Andrew was probably best known for his accomplishments on… Read More

  • Lakers sweep Braves in volleyball opener

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:18pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area volleyball team opened up the season with a 3-0 victory at Benson last Tuesday night.  The Lakers dominated the match and upped their play in each game during the 25-22, 25-19, 25-13 win. The Lakers also hosted BOLD, Thursday, losing in four close games, 25-19, 25-18, 11-25, 25-10. The Lakers, coached by Michele Johnson,… Read More

  • Tennis team earns first win

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:16pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area girls tennis team picked up its first win of the season with a 6-1 victory at Benson-KMS last Tuesday afternoon.  One day earlier, the Lakers fell twice at the Brainerd triangular to Brainerd (6-1) and Moorhead (5-2). Minnewaska Area was 1-0 in the WCC and 1-6 overall heading into a home match with… Read More

  • Minnewaska outshoots CMCS, but Bluejays win 3-0

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:16pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area soccer team was shut out during a 3-0 home loss to Prinsburg CMCS last Tuesday night.  The Bluejays went up 2-0 by halftime and added one more goal in the second half. The Lakers, who fell to 0-2, were also set to play at Fergus Falls, Thursday, and results of that match will… Read More

  • My top 15 NBA players of all time

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:15pm CDT

    Speaking of Sports By John Fragodt, Sports Reporter It seems like I’m constantly hearing something about an NBA player being the greatest basketball player of all time, or that they should be on the best group of five players of all time, etc.  The latest comments I heard was that LeBron James should be the greatest… Read More

  • Royalton tops Lakers in football opener

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:14pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area football team opened up the 2022 season with a 52-0 loss at Royalton, Thursday night.  The Royals led 24-0 by halftime before tacking on 22 points in the third quarter and one more touchdown in the fourth. Minnewaska Area was outgained 379-100 in total yards and the Lakers managed just three first downs… Read More

  • No fall trap season this year at MAHS

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:13pm CDT

    There will not be a fall trap season this year for the Minnewaska Area trap team, according to head coach Jennie Stone. “We are definitely continuing with the spring season, but no other sport has two seasons at the school, and it was getting to be too much,” coach Stone said.  “So, we are going to… Read More

  • Ankeny, Tank lead Minnewaska cross-country teams in opener at Morris

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:12pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area cross-country schedule opened up the season by racing at the Morris Invitational last Tuesday at the Pomme de Terre Golf Course in Morris. Lauryn Ankeny led the Laker girls to a team title by placing second in the girls’ race with a time of 21:17, while Maeson Tank was also second in the… Read More

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